Clover Market's Winter Market in Philadelphia Jan 27 - Art, Antiques, Vintage & Handmade

Philadelphia, PA, January 08, 2013 --( Ardmore's popular outdoor antique and handmade market will be heading indoors on Sunday January 27th when 55 vendors will be setting up for a one day show at the historic 23rd Street Armory in Philadelphia. The event will take place from 10 am - 5 pm, with ticketed VIP early entry at 9 am.

The carefully selected group of vendors will offer antiques and architectural salvage, finely crafted handmade items, vintage clothing and jewelry, and original art and photography. The vendor list includes:

- Art Star - popular NoLibs boutique specializing in handmade and organizers of the popular annual Art Star Craft Bazaar at Penn's Landing
- Chairloom- makeover genius and designer/blogger favorite featuring vintage furniture remade and rediscovered with new, often modern textiles
- French Vanilla - antique show veterans (Marburger, Country Living, Brimfield) with a keen aesthetic for creamy neutrals and well-worn, industrial pieces
- freshvintage - West Chester-based antique dealer and popular local design blogger
- Jay McCarroll Accessories - fashion designer and winner of season one of the competitive reality show Project Runway
- joeyfivecents - handmade jewelry and accessories line repurposing original vintage ephemera and findings into modern day pieces
- {me}longings - hand printed and organic textiles for the home recently featured in the November issue of Better Homes and Gardens
- Olde Good Things - one of the largest collections of unique, altered, and antique architectural items from this New York and PA-based purveyor
- Penelope and Anastasia - a colorful treasure trove of reworked and reimagined earrings, cocktail rings, and baubles for vintage lovers
- Spotted Horse Textiles - one-of-a-kind refurbished and reupholstered antique furniture from antique German grain sacks
- PunkRocKnits - "wicked cool knits" (cowls and scarves for winter days) recently featured at several Free People locations

“I am very excited to be bringing the Market to Philly this winter,” said Janet Long, founder and organizer of the Market. "The Armory provides a great historic backdrop, and is centrally located for customers from both the city and suburbs. With discounted parking right next door, this is truly and easy and fun excursion in the dead of winter. It's a terrific opportunity for customers to support talented handmade artisans and shop for really affordable antiques in one venue."

The Winter Market will also feature an assortment of Philly-based food trucks (the confirmed lineup will be posted to the website) with a varied sampling of items and will include a series of small, hands on DIY workshops with some of Philly's finest makers including Art in the Age (handcrafted spirits), chez-sucre-chez (modern cross stitch), Sullivan Owen Floral Design (Philly Mag's Best of Florist) and more. Signup information, times, and a final list of participants in the workshops will also be posted to the website.

VIP tickets are $20 each and are being sold online prior to the event. Ticketholders will be allowed entry at 9 am before doors open to the public and will be treated to a swag bag full of vendor goodies (first 50 entrants), "spirited" coffee drinks from Art in the Age, and first dibs on all of the goods. General admission tickets are $5 at the door or can be purchased in advance in a special 2 for 1 deal (two tickets for $5).

For a complete vendor list, information and ticketing links, customers should visit the Market's website.
Clover Market LLC
Janet Long